Senior Vice President
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Cheryl Gould is Senior Vice President of NBC News, reporting to Steve Capus, President, NBC News.
Gould will work closely with Capus on a variety of day-to-day management issues.
Since 2001, Gould has served as Vice President of CNBC, concentrating on Primetime and Weekend Program Development, while retaining her title of Vice President, NBC News. In addition to oversight of a number of CNBC primetime shows, Gould was responsible for coordinating political and Afghan war coverage between NBC News and CNBC.
Gould was named Vice President of NBC News in 1993 where she assisted in the overall management of the division and all of its programs and policies. Prior to being made Vice President, she served as acting Executive Producer of "NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw" -- the first woman in the industry to fill that role. Previously, she was the broadcast's Senior Producer, a position she held from April 1985 to January 1996. Before that, she served as both foreign and domestic editor.
Gould joined NBC News in 1977, serving as a field producer and radio reporter in the Paris bureau and later as a producer in the network's London bureau. In 1981, she moved to New York to become a producer on the weekend edition of "NBC Nightly News." In 1983, she was named Senior Producer of "NBC News Overnight." Gould was one of the creators of the broadcast, which won a Columbia-duPont Award in 1994.
Gould also served as a producer on a wide variety of NBC News specials and projects including "D-Day plus 40," a documentary commemorating the anniversary of the Normandy invasion, anchored by Tom Brokaw.
Gould began her broadcasting career as a radio reporter in Rochester, New York. Prior to joining NBC, she was an on-air reporter for WOKR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Rochester.
Gould won a 1989 Emmy Award for the "Nightly News" coverage of the Romanian revolution. She has had articles published in the New York Times and Newsweek. She is a Board Member of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She has also served on the Board for the International Women's Media Foundation and NBC's Diversity Council.
Gould graduated cum laude from Princeton University in 1974 with a B.A. in history and has a diploma from the Sorbonne. She lives in New York City with her son, Jacob, and shares her life with Reid H. Weingarten, an attorney based in Washington D.C. and New York.